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Corriculum  Vitae of Enrico Brambilla

Born in Orsay (France), March 23th, 1968 

Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia

Via Valleggio 11,22100 Como, Italy

Tel. 031-23862775 (office)

e-mail:  enrico.brambilla@uninsubria.it


Current position: (from May 2013): Researcher (Ricercatore RUTD) at the University of Insubria, Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia, Como.


Previous academic positions

  • Feb. 2012  - Apr. 2013: Post-doctoral position with teaching contract at the University of Insubria
  • Dec. 2009 - Sept.  2012: Post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Insubria (grant from EU project HIDEAS: High-dimensional entangled system)
  • Dec. 2008 - Nov.2009:  Researcher position at the University of Insubria (granted from EU project  HIDEAS).
  • Jan. 2007 - Nov. 2008: Post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Insubria (grant from PRIN-MIUR project)
  • 2001-2007: Several post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Insubria (grant from Istituto Nazionale di Fisica della Materia, INFM).
  • March 2000 - Dec. 2000 Post-doctoral fellowships in Paris, Lab. Kastler – Brossel de l’Ecole Normale, Univ. P. & M. Curie. from  TMR project (Training and Mobility for Researchers)  QSTRUCT(research group directed by Prof. Claude Fabre)


Education and academic titles

  • National Qualification as Associate Professor  (Abilitazione scientifica nazionale alla funzione di professore universitario di seconda fascia nel settore concorsuale 02/B2 - Fisica Teorica della Materia, dec. 2013).
  • Contract Professor at the University of Insubria  since 2008 (see teaching activities).
  • PhD degree in Physics at the Università degli Studi di Milano (1996-1999), Thesis on  “Quantum Images in an Optical Parametric Amplifier”, Supervisor Prof. Luigi Lugiato
  • Physics degree at the Università degli Studi di Milano (Feb. 1995). Thesis on "formation of spatial structures in a laser with an injected signal", Supervisor: Prof. Luigi Lugiato


Participation to national and international projects

  • EU project TMR QSTRUCT “Quantum Structure”, 1996-2001
  • EU project FET-open QUANTIM “Quantum Imaging”, 2001-2004
  • National project PRIN MIUR “Studio teorico di dispositivi basati sull'entanglement quantistico “, 2003-2005
  • National project PRIN MIUR “ Fasci gemelli in applicazioni di imaging quantistico e metrologia “, 2005-2007
  • National project FET-open HIDEAS “High-Dimensional Entangled System”, 2008-2011


Teaching and other activities

  • 1998-1999: Teaching tutor for the course of general physics  (Mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism. 1998-1999) at the Polytechnic of Milan, at the Faculty of Natural Science of Milan (1999-2000) and at the University of Insubria, Como (2001-2002)
  • Regular teaching activity at the university of Insubria since 2008:  
  • Course of General Physics at the Chemistry Faculty (2008-2010),  Physics 2 (electromagnetism) at the Chemistry and Mathematics faculties (2011-2016).
  • Course of “Quantum Electronics” at Faculty of Physics (2014-2016).
  • Assistant supervisor of a number of Degree and PhD thesis.  
  • Referee  of Physical Review Letters, Physical Review A, Optics Express, European Physical Journal D, Journal of Optics B: Quant. Semicl. Optics


Numeric and programming skills

- Knowledge in numerical analysis, development of parallel numerical codes for the integration of partial differential equations describing wave propagation in linear and nonlinear media.

- Stochastic simulations of quantum systems (Montecarlo) with MPI parallelization

- Webmaster of the website of the EU-project HIDEAS (www.hideas.eu)



Italian and French fluently (as mother tongue), English and German good, Spanish basic level.



Author of about 40 peer-reviewed publications (from which 8 Phys. Rev. Lett.) and a number of conference paper. Regular teaching activity at the Insubria University in Como. Bibliographic indicators:

- Web of Science: n. of citations: 1908, h-index: 18

- Scopus: n. of citations: 2080, h-index: 17

- Google Scholar: n. of citations: 2500, h-index: 19